Today’s Headlines

  • Rahm Emanuel Tells Team Trump How to Sell Its Infrastructure Plan (Chicago Tribune)
  • Trump Meets Atlanta Freeway Arson First Responders, Stumps for Road Spending (AJC)
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Takes Aim at the Scourge of Drunk Pedestrians (WaPo)
  • Instead of Blaming Pedestrians for Fatality Uptick, CNNMoney Examines Dangerous Road Design
  • …But Eastern Washington Reporters and Cops Haven’t Gotten the Message (KNDO)
  • NACTO: “Rogue” Bike-Share Companies Aren’t Good for Cities (Next City)
  • Capital Bikeshare Will Expand to Prince George’s County, MD, Next Year (WaPo)
  • Times-Picayune Talks With Cycling Advocates to Mark New Orleans Bike to Work Day
  • Tulsa Just Opened Its First Parking-Protected Bike Lanes (News on 6)
  • CityLab Spotlights New Streetfilm on Oslo’s Move to a Car-Free Central City

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Trump Budget Is a Disaster for Cities and Transit (WaPo, Vox) Housing Advocates Fear Big HUD Cuts (WaPo) Trump Likely to Face Congressional Resistance to Scorched-Earth Budget (The Atlantic) In Detroit, Trump Hypes Rollback of Fuel Economy Standards (NYT, USA Today) London Mayor Sadiq Khan Proposes £770 Million for Bike Initiatives (The Guardian) Tempe Police’s Jaywalking Crackdown — “A Tax on […]

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Washington Metro Closed for 24 Hours for Emergency Inspections (USA Today) “Commuter Chaos” Expected (Global Post), Beltway “Barely Moving” (WaPo), Traffic Slows Buses (WaPo) “#Metrogeddon” Inspires First Time Bike Commuter ( WaPo 1, 2) After Flirting With Rejecting Grant, Raleigh Adopts Bike-Share Program (News Observer) Resurrected City-Only MARTA-Expansion Bill Passes Georgia House Panel (AJC) Pedestrians “Run for Their Lives” […]

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Three National Bike Orgs Opt Against Merger (Bikes Belong) LaHood to Announce $470M for State Road, Bridge Repairs (WaPo) Oahu Rail Could Affect Senate Race (AP) Turning Dallas’s 55+ DART Stations Into Cultural Plazas (GOOD) L.A. Times: Acela Defies Bullet Train Skeptics Colorado Investigates High-Speed Transit Tech (AP) Next American City: Philly Can’t Ignore Its […]

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Trump Administration Deals a Blow to Caltrain Electrification (SF Chronicle) Will Trump Punish Sanctuary Cities By Withholding Funds for Transportation Projects? (Politico) Instead of “Climate Change,” FHWA Now Refers to “Resilience” (WaPo) New York Times Profiles Denver’s Backward Plan to Widen an Urban Highway Nebraska Senator Deb Fisscher Wants to Fund Transportation With Border Fees (Washington Examiner) Surge of […]

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Transit Know-Nothing John Mica Could Become the Next U.S. Transpo Secretary (Florida Politics) Trump’s Transpo Transition Pick Is All About Building Roads (Curbed) Transportation Issues to Track During the Lame Duck Session (The Hill) Sound Transit Vows to Move Quickly on the $54B Package Voters Approved (Puget Sound Biz Journal) What $2.8B Could Do for Atlanta Transit (Next City) California High-Speed Rail […]

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Lawsuit Filed Against MD’s Purple Line, But Town of Chevy Chase Holds Back (Bethesda Now, WaPo) Texas High-Speed Rail Plans Get More Ambitious (Star-Telegram) Can Math Solve Bike-share’s Rebalancing Problem? (City Lab) Honolulu Anticipates Development Boom with New Rail (Hawaii News Now) FTA Gives New Guidance on Joint Development Projects (Progressive Railroading) Denver Serves as […]